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Leek Soup Recipes

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The leek, related to the onion and garlic, makes a great soup along with other vegetables. This page contains leek soup recipes.


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January 9, 2014

This is a great winter soup. Very hearty and filling.

Total Time: 1 Hour

Yield: 8 servings

Source: My mother


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups leeks, chopped
  • 1 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 1- 1 1/2 cup carrots, sliced thin
  • 2 tsp dill weed
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1-2 tsp tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 cups potatoes, diced
  • 1 cup half and half


  1. Melt butter in large soup pot.
  2. Saute leeks, mushrooms, and carrots in butter for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in broth, dill weed, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Add potatoes. Cook until tender (about 20 minutes).
  4. Add half and half and cook another 20 minutes until thickened.
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January 23, 2009


  • 1 large leek
  • 1/2 lb. mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 dash of cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. of sherry or lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock or broth
  • 3 cups of milk


Wash leeks very well. Slice and use white only. In a 1/4 cup of butter, saute leeks until soft but not brown. Remove and set aside.

In rest of butter, saute mushrooms till soft, about 10 minutes. Blend in flour, salt, and cayenne. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Cook, stirring, until mixture is thickened and comes to a boil. Add leeks, sherry, salt, and pepper to taste. Simmer for about 10 minutes. Serve with thin slices of lemon or chopped parsley.


Source: A friend Jean

By Raymonde from North Bay, Ontario

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